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problems with miracle grow potting soil

Posted by parker806 zone 8 GA ( on
Fri, Jun 6, 08 at 15:04

any one else have prob with miracle grow potting soil. i having prob with other weeds etc, growing in the soil after i transplant my plants. clover weed almost took over my fox tail fern. i want to switch to anothe brand but not sure what one to use?

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RE: problems with miracle grow potting soil

Could be the mix, but are you sure it isn't weeds in your area blowing in?

RE: problems with miracle grow potting soil

I agree, it's probably more of a windborne issue. I used miracle grow potting soil in all my containers and I have no weeds. I'm on an 8 story balcony, so while I am definitely pulling fluffy white weed spores out of the pots I'm probably not getting the same kind of weed seeds I'd have if I were near the ground. Try mulching your containers to keep the weeds down.

RE: problems with miracle grow potting soil

My miracle grow potting soil doesn't soak up water. I planted a bunch of seeds, with some tiny ones laying on top. What can I do, or how would you recommend watering?

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